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Pro-Russia military groups in Ukraine got $2.2 million in crypto donations, Chainalysis says

Pro-Russia military groups in Ukraine got $2.2 million in crypto donations, Chainalysis says

New data from crypto-analytics firm Chainalysis show that Russian paramilitary groups in Ukraine have received $2.2 million in crypto donations during the ongoing war. Various pro-Russia militia and volunteer groups have taken to social media to crowdfund for military purchases and spread disinformation related to the war. Chainalysis has identified 54 organizations that have …

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Crypto WeChat Groups Suspended by Organizers Amid China’s Crackdown

Crypto WeChat Groups Suspended by Organizers Amid China’s Crackdown

Organizers of various crypto communities on WeChat are shutting down their private groups following the latest crackdown from China’s central bank, according to screenshots obtained and authenticated by CoinDesk. Among these groups are Hong Kong-based exchange giant FTX, proof-of-stake blockchain network Tezos and derivative liquidity protocol Synthetix. It remains unclear whether organizers of such groups …

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GSX Group's New Digital Securities Venue Tokenizes First Client Shares

GSX Group’s New Digital Securities Venue Tokenizes First Client Shares

Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX) Group’s digital securities platform has tokenized the shares of a client for the first time. The recently launched blockchain-based venue, GRID, allows for the tokenization of securities using GSX Group’s native STACS network. In this inaugural issuance, shares for adtech firm tribeOS were created and distributed digitally. STACS is a scalable …

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